Category Archives: Announcements

Announcement: Maps and Mappers for the Mapmaker Manifesto

By The Editors | October 7, 2014

This year, the Istanbul Design Biennial has chosen the theme The Future is Not What it Used To Be. When they opened the call for participation back in January, they asked for manifestos of any form – words, videos, artworks, anything that spoke to this theme. So the Mapmaker Manifesto was born. This manifesto demands […]

Announcement: Digital Humanities Around the World in 80 Days

By The Editors | September 30, 2014

From the announcement: Around DH in 80 Days is a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary Digital Humanities collaboration that seeks to introduce new and veteran audiences to the global field of DH scholarly practice by bringing together current DH projects from around the world. Read More: Digital Humanities Around the World in 80 Days

Announcement: CERN and APS Announce Open Access Partnership

By The Editors | September 23, 2014

Announcement: The American Physical Society (APS) and The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN1) jointly announce a partnership to make all CERN-authored articles published in the APS journal collection to be Open Access. Articles in APS’ Physical Review Letters, Physical Review D, and Physical Review C in 2015 and 2016 will be covered by this […]

Announcement: Wearable Cartography

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a portal mapping system that transmits remotely a digital map of the wearer’s environment.  The concept behind the technology is known as simultaneous localization and mapping or SLAM and previously had only been applied to mapping by robots.  Read Full Post Here.

Announcement: American Antiquarian Society to add Political Cartoon Collection to Metadata Games

By sookiemonster | August 19, 2014

The American Antiquarian Society recently completed photographing over 600 political cartoons produced in the United States between 1764 and 1876. This collection of images includes everything from very early cartoons relating to the establishment and operation of the federal government, to defaming depictions of local politicians embroiled in election-time battles. The AAS has partnered with […]

Announcement: Berkeley Prosopography Services receives NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities announced seven recipients of Digital Implementation Grants yesterday, including Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS). Berkeley Prosopography Services, led by Laurie Pearce and Niek Veldhuis, was originally developed as part of a 2009 NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Patrick Schmitz, from Research IT, was responsible for the architecture and […]

Announcement: Save the Dates! Here are MITH’s Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues speakers

By Digital Dialogues | July 22, 2014

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues season!  Our seven speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from Women’s Studies, Film & Digital Media,  Information Studies and gaming culture. All talks are at 12:30 pm in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities […]

Announcement: Off the Map Gothic – British Library’s “Off the Map” Competition Underway

By The Editors | July 1, 2014

We all know that vampires don’t exist and that there are no malevolent beings of Carpathian origin walking the streets of London, Nottingham or Whitby. Don’t we. One of the really powerful aspects of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel ‘Dracula’ is how it creates the impression of authenticity, partially through how it is told (through diaries and […]

Announcement: Seminar on The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects

By Simon Mahony | June 24, 2014

Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014 Monica Berti, Greta Franzini & Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) ‘The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects’ Friday June 27 at 16:30 in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS) is a new collaborative […]